Indian T20 Commentary

Hyderabad VS Chennai Cricket Commentary

Match 4430-Sep-2021

134/720.0 oversRun rate: 6.7
VS
139/419.4 oversRun rate: 7.07
Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets
Chennai Super Kings First innings
MS Dhoni14 | 11)*
Ambati Rayudu(17 | 13)
Siddarth Kaul2.4|0|24|0
619.419.4: Siddarth Kaul to MS Dhoni, SIX! BANG! VINTAGE DHONI AT SHARJAH! Kaul comes round the wicket and hurls across a length ball, on off. Dhoni clears his front leg and sends it sailing way over the deep mid-wicket fence for a maximum to seal the game! Chennai win the match by 6 wickets and they are into the playoffs!
019.319.3: Siddarth Kaul to MS Dhoni, Back of a length, around off. Dhoni looks to pull but it comes off the inner half of the bat to mid-wicket. Well, is there a twist here?
119.219.2: Siddarth Kaul to Ambati Rayudu, A low full toss, on off. Ambati Rayudu slices it towards sweeper cover for a run.
019.119.1: Siddarth Kaul to Ambati Rayudu, Kaul bangs it in short, outside off. Ambati Rayudu leaves it alone thinking it is a wide but the umpire does not signal a wide.
19 Overs | Runs : 132/4 | Run rate : 6.95
018.718.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to MS Dhoni, Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Dhoni chops it towards cover. 3 needed from the last over.
018.618.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to MS Dhoni, Yorker, outside off. Pushed to covers.
418.518.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to MS Dhoni, FOUR! BAM! Dhoni smacks this one hard! On a length, outside off. Dhoni pulls it hard to the wide long on fence. There are fielders at long on and deep mid-wicket but they have no chance.
018.418.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to MS Dhoni, Length ball, outside off. Dhoni leaves it. Wide called.
118.318.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ambati Rayudu, Shorter ball, outside off. Ambati Rayudu cuts it to deep cover for one.
618.218.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ambati Rayudu, SIX! Massive strike! Kumar errs in length and gets hammered here! Length ball, on leg. Ambati Rayudu clears his front leg and whips it all the way over the mid-wicket fence. 9 from 10 now.
118.118.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to MS Dhoni, A yorker, on off. Dhoni works it to long on for one.
18 Overs | Runs : 119/4 | Run rate : 6.61
017.617.6: Siddarth Kaul to Ambati Rayudu, Brilliant yorker! Outside off and all that Ambati Rayudu can do is play it to point. 16 from 12 now!
417.517.5: Siddarth Kaul to Ambati Rayudu, FOUR! That would have eased some pressure off the batters! Length ball, outside off. Ambati Rayudu presses forward and carves it aerially through cover for a boundary.
117.417.4: Siddarth Kaul to MS Dhoni, DROPPED! Oh, dear! That would have been an absolute stunner had Jason Roy caught that! Length ball, outside off. MS Dhoni lofts it uppishly to covers. Roy puts in a dive to his right, gets his hands to it but he drops a very tough catch. A single taken.
017.317.3: Siddarth Kaul to MS Dhoni, Another dot ball! Good-length ball, angling in from off. MS Dhoni pushes it to mid off.
017.217.2: Siddarth Kaul to MS Dhoni, Good-length ball, on off. MS Dhoni pushes it to mid off.
117.117.1: Siddarth Kaul to Ambati Rayudu, On a length, outside off. Ambati Rayudu stays back and smashes it to sweeper cover for a single.
17 Overs | Runs : 113/4 | Run rate : 6.65
116.616.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ambati Rayudu, Length ball, around off. Rayudu taps it in front of cover and scampers through for a run. 22 runs needed from 18 balls.
016.516.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ambati Rayudu, Good-length ball, on off. Rayudu pushes it to cover.
216.416.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ambati Rayudu, Excellent fielding in the deep! Good-length ball, outside off. Ambati Rayudu hangs back and cuts it hard past point. Rashid Khan runs to his left and puts in a slide to stop the ball. The batters take two.
016.316.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ambati Rayudu, Three dots in a row! Length ball, angling in from middle. Ambati Rayudu turns it to mid-wicket.
016.216.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ambati Rayudu, Good-length ball, around off. Ambati Rayudu punches it to the cover fielder.
116.116.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to MS Dhoni, Length ball, on the pads. MS Dhoni flicks it past mid-wicket for a run.
16 Overs | Runs : 109/4 | Run rate : 6.81
115.615.6: Jason Holder to MS Dhoni, Back of a length, on middle. Dhoni pulls it behind square on the leg side for a run. 26 runs needed now off 24 balls.
015.515.5: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, OUT! CAUGHT! Jason Holder is turning this match on its head. Holder bangs in the short one around off. Faf du Plessis sways away a bit and then looks to pull. The ball hurries onto him a bit and du Plessis gets the top edge. It is skied towards short mid-wicket where Siddarth Kaul settles underneath to take a nice catch. The set du Plessis is back in the shed and can Hyderabad make more inroads into the match?
115.415.4: Jason Holder to Ambati Rayudu, Good-length ball, around off. Rayudu nudges it towards third man for a single.
015.315.3: Jason Holder to Suresh Raina, OUT! LBW! Raina has to depart early. Jason Holder follows up the short ball with the yorker. Raina plays all around a straight delivery and pays the price. The ball raps him full on the pads and Holder appeals. The umpire doesn't hesitate and raises his finger straightaway. Things are getting interesting!
115.215.2: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Fuller ball, on the pads and clipped away to deep mid-wicket for another one.
115.115.1: Jason Holder to Suresh Raina, Shorter ball, directed at the body. Raina manages to play it behind to fine leg and picks up a run.
15 Overs | Runs : 105/2 | Run rate : 7
014.714.6: Rashid Khan to Faf du Plessis, Flatter one, on off. Faf du Plessis rocks back and punches it towards short cover. Just 2 runs and a wicket from Rashid Khan's last over.
114.614.5: Rashid Khan to Suresh Raina, On the pads and skidding on, Raina nudges it on the leg side and gets a single.
014.514.5: Rashid Khan to Suresh Raina, WIDE! Khan targets the pads again but spills it down the leg side. Wided.
014.414.4: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, OUT! BOWLED! Rashid Khan built up the pressure with those dot balls and does get the wicket of Moeen Ali. This one is flatter and quicker on middle. Ali rocks back and looks to hit across the line. The ball goes off the inside edge back onto the pads and then rolls onto the stumps. Is there still life left in this match?
014.314.3: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, Three dots on the trot. This is on the pads but Ali can't get it away. He tucks it straight to backward square leg.
014.214.2: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, This time its full and on middle. Ali heaves it straight to short mid-wicket.
014.114.1: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, Flatter one, on middle. Ali looks to flick it away but inside-edges it onto the pads.
14 Overs | Runs : 103/1 | Run rate : 7.36
113.613.6: Jason Holder to Moeen Ali, Good-length ball, around off. Ali steers it to third man for another run.
113.513.5: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Loopy full toss on the legs and du Plessis works it to deep square leg for one. He wants the second but decides against it.
013.413.4: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Full and sliding in on leg stump. Faf du Plessis flicks it straight towards short mid-wicket.
013.313.3: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Back of a length and around off. Du Plessis mistimes his pull towards mid-wicket.
213.213.2: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, More runs for du Plessis and the 100 is up for Chennai. Banged into the pitch and du Plessis heaves it towards deep mid-wicket for another two.
213.113.1: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Down the leg side and du Plessis shuffles across his stumps. He paddles it fine and gets a couple down to fine leg.
13 Overs | Runs : 97/1 | Run rate : 7.46
112.612.6: Rashid Khan to Faf du Plessis, Chennai are doing it easy at the moment. A fullish ball, on middle and skidding on. Faf du Plessis works it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
112.512.5: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, Tossed up delivery, on off. Ali eases it down to long off for a run.
412.412.4: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, FOUR! A bad ball and Ali punishes it. A rare short ball from Khan and Ali has all the time in the world to pull it into the square leg fence.
012.312.3: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, On a length and angled in at leg stump. Ali goes on the back foot and awkwardly keeps it out.
012.212.2: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, Flatter and quicker, around off. Ali steps out and taps it to covers.
012.112.1: Rashid Khan to Moeen Ali, On middle and skidding on. Ali manages to keep it out.
12 Overs | Runs : 91/1 | Run rate : 7.58
111.611.6: Sandeep Sharma to Moeen Ali, Short of a length, outside off. Hit down to long off for one.
211.511.5: Sandeep Sharma to Moeen Ali, A nice full toss, outside off. Ali drives it nicely past short cover. Rashid Khan runs across from deep cover and keeps it to a couple of runs.
111.411.4: Sandeep Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Full ball, on the pads. Flicked to deep square leg for one.
111.311.3: Sandeep Sharma to Moeen Ali, Length ball, outside off. Ali goes at it with his hands but gets the inside edge. The ball goes past the leg stump and the batters take one.
211.211.2: Sandeep Sharma to Moeen Ali, Length ball, outside off. Ali punches it wide of sweeper cover for a couple of runs.
111.111.1: Sandeep Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Length ball, on the pads. Faf du Plessis works it past mid-wicket for one.
11 Overs | Runs : 83/1 | Run rate : 7.55
410.610.6: Jason Holder to Moeen Ali, FOUR! Beautiful shot by Ali! Short ball, outside off. He rocks back and pulls it over the mid-wicket fielder for a boundary.
010.510.5: Jason Holder to Moeen Ali, Short of a length, outside off. Ali runs it to short third man.
110.410.4: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Short again, outside off. Pulled to deep mid-wicket for one.
210.310.3: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Short of a length, on the body. Faf du Plessis pulls it to deep square leg for one.
110.210.2: Jason Holder to Moeen Ali, Length ball, on the pads. Ali works it past square leg for one.
010.110.1: Jason Holder to Ruturaj Gaikwad, OUT! TAKEN! Holder comes back and gets the big wicket of Ruturaj Gaikwad! Length ball, on off. Ruturaj Gaikwad comes down the track and looks to go over mid off. But he hits straight towards the fielder. Kane Williamson takes a good catch over his head.
10 Overs | Runs : 75/1 | Run rate : 7.5
09.69.6: Abhishek Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Tossed up, around off. Faf du Plessis comes down the track and taps it to point.
09.59.5: Abhishek Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Flatter ball, around off. Chopped to covers. Faf du Plessis wants a run but is sent back by Gaikwad.
19.49.4: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Darted on the pads. Worked to deep mid-wicket for one.
19.39.3: Abhishek Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Flatter ball, outside off. Faf du Plessis cuts it to deep point for one.
19.29.2: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Darted on the pads. Worked to wide long on for one.
49.19.1: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! Straight as an arrow! Tossed up, on leg. Gaikwad comes down the track and hits it straight down the ground for a boundary.
9 Overs | Runs : 68/0 | Run rate : 7.56
08.68.6: Rashid Khan to Faf du Plessis, Flatter ball, on off. Blocked out.
18.58.5: Rashid Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Hit hard! Tossed up, on off. Ruturaj Gaikwad comes down the track and hits it hard back to the bowler. Khan gets hit on the hands and the ball goes to long on for one. Would be very harsh to call that a drop. It was hit very, very hard by Ruturaj Gaikwad.
48.48.4: Rashid Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! Gorgeous stroke! Tossed up, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad leans into it and drives it past the diving cover fielder for a boundary.
18.38.3: Rashid Khan to Faf du Plessis, Flatter ball, outside off. Faf du Plessis cuts it to deep point for one.
18.28.2: Rashid Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Flatter ball, on off. Ruturaj Gaikwad comes down the track and works it to long on for one.
18.18.1: Rashid Khan to Faf du Plessis, Darted on the pads. Faf du Plessis blocks it out.
8 Overs | Runs : 60/0 | Run rate : 7.5
17.67.6: Abhishek Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Flatter and quicker, around off. Faf du Plessis cuts it to cover-point for a single. Just 2 runs off this over.
17.57.5: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Flatter ball, on middle and leg. Ruturaj Gaikwad stays back and flicks it to mid-wicket for one.
07.47.4: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On a length, around off. Ruturaj Gaikwad pushes it to cover.
07.37.3: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Well bowled! Flatter ball, coming in with the angle from middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad gets a leading edge towards point as he tries to flick this one.
07.27.2: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Floated, around middle and leg. Ruturaj Gaikwad prods forward to block it out.
07.17.1: Abhishek Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tossed up, outside off. Ruturaj Gaikwad defends it to cover.
7 Overs | Runs : 58/0 | Run rate : 8.29
46.66.6: Siddarth Kaul to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! Cracking shot to end the over! Back of a length, outside off. Faf du Plessis hangs back and cuts it hard through covers for a boundary now.
06.56.5: Siddarth Kaul to Faf du Plessis, Good-length ball, outside off. Faf du Plessis stays back and punches it to cover.
66.46.4: Siddarth Kaul to Faf du Plessis, SIX! Just over the ropes! Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Faf du Plessis reaches out and lofts it over the bowler's head for a biggie! 
16.36.3: Siddarth Kaul to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good-length ball, on leg. Ruturaj Gaikwad flicks it past mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
06.26.2: Siddarth Kaul to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Length ball, outside off. Gaikwad presses forward and drives it to the cover fielder.
06.16.1: Siddarth Kaul to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Back of a length, around off. Ruturaj Gaikwad stays back and blocks it back to the bowler.
6 Overs | Runs : 47/0 | Run rate : 7.83
05.65.6: Rashid Khan to Faf du Plessis, Another dot! Flatter and quicker, on off. Faf du Plessis rocks back and flicks but finds the mid-wicket fielder. Chennai are 47/0 at the end of the Powerplay.
05.55.5: Rashid Khan to Faf du Plessis, Quicker ball, on middle and leg. Faf du Plessis stays back and turns it to mid-wicket.
15.45.4: Rashid Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Flatter ball, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad runs it down the ground for a run.
05.35.3: Rashid Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, NOT OUT! And Ruturaj Gaikwad survives! Flatter ball, around off. Gaikwad gets down to sweep but he misses and the ball hits him on his right thigh. Rashid Khan appeals and the umpire raises his finger. Gaikwad opts for a review and the UltraEdge shows a clear spike while the ball was passing the gloves. The umpire overturns his decision. Had Ruturaj Gaikwad not gotten some glove on that, he was likely plumb.
65.25.2: Rashid Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX! WOW! Top class from Gaikwad! Floated, around off. Ruturaj Gaikwad skips down and powers it back over the bowler's head for a maximum!
45.15.1: Rashid Khan to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! Not where Gaikwad intended though! Tossed up, on middle. Ruturaj Gaikwad looks to sweep but he gets a top edge and the ball flies over short fine leg for a boundary.
5 Overs | Runs : 36/0 | Run rate : 7.2
04.64.6: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Faf du Plessis drives hard but finds the cover fielder.
44.54.5: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! This is Faf du Plessis at his very best! Length ball, on off. Faf du Plessis skips down a bit and lofts it over mid off for a boundary.
04.44.4: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Play and a miss! Length ball, way outside off. Faf du Plessis swings hard at it but he misses.
04.34.3: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, Short ball, around off. Faf du Plessis mistimes the pull to mid on, on the bounce.
44.24.2: Jason Holder to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! Nicely done! Slower ball, on a length, around middle. Faf du Plessis clears his front leg and whips it towards long on for a boundary.
14.14.1: Jason Holder to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Holder starts with a back-of-a-length ball, on off. Ruturaj Gaikwad stays back and dabs it into the deck for a quick run.
4 Overs | Runs : 27/0 | Run rate : 6.75
63.63.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Faf du Plessis, SIX! Faf du Plessis gets into the act now. A nothing delivery really from Kumar and the ball travels the distance. On middle and du Plessis just holds his shape and jabs it over the long on fence for another maximum. 15 runs off the over.
13.53.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Full and wide, squeezed down to third man for a single.
03.43.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Kumar bowls a shorter one, outside off and angling across the right-handed batter. Gaikwad looks to cut but fails to connect.
63.33.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX! BANG! Ruturaj Gaikwad shimmies down the track again and gets the connection he is looking for. Length ball angled into the body, Gaikwad picks it up and deposits it over the wide long on fence for a biggie.
03.23.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On off and defended out to the cover region.
23.13.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Gaikwad shimmies down the track but can't get it off the middle. Kumar sees Gaikwad coming down the track and pulls back his length a bit. Gaikwad manages to clear mid on and picks up a couple of runs.
3 Overs | Runs : 12/0 | Run rate : 4
02.62.6: Sandeep Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Du Plessis just can't find the gap at the moment. Good-length ball, outside off. Du Plessis taps it straight to the cover-point fielder.
02.52.5: Sandeep Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Almost chopped on! Sharma hurls across a length ball, on off stump. Faf du Plessis makes room looking to cut. The ball holds up in the pitch a bit and du Plessis chops it back onto the pads. 
12.42.4: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On the pads and flicked away to deep square leg for one.
02.32.3: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Pitched up, outside off. Gaikwad looks to drive but gets it off the inner half back towards the bowler.
02.22.2: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, On a length and around the off pole. Gaikwad taps it onto the off side.
42.12.1: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR! Up and over from Ruturaj Gaikwad. Fullish ball, on leg stump. Gaikwad backs away and lifts it over mid off and gets the first boundary of the innings.
2 Overs | Runs : 7/0 | Run rate : 3.5
01.71.6: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Faf du Plessis, A dot to end a good over from Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Length again but a bit wide of off stump. Faf du Plessis can't get it through the cover-point region.
01.61.5: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Faf du Plessis, On a length and on off, the ball jags back in sharply. Faf du Plessis stays solid in defense.
11.51.4: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Good-length ball, on middle. Gaikwad dabs it down towards mid-wicket and gets off strike with a single.
01.41.3: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Beaten! Lovely shape on this delivery. Kumar bowls this one on a length and on off stump. Gaikwad gets caught on the crease and gets squared up, the ball whizzes past the outside edge.
01.31.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nicely driven but straight to short cover. Pitched up, on off and crunched by Gaikwad for no run.
01.21.2: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, WIDE! This one is spilled down the leg side. Wided.
01.11.1: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Kumar starts with a pitched-up delivery, around off and shaping away. Ruturaj Gaikwad leaves it alone.
1 Overs | Runs : 5/0 | Run rate : 5
30.60.6: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Top shot from Gaikwad. This is on a length but there's width on offer. Ruturaj Gaikwad thrashes it through cover-point and Rashid Khan gives thse chase. Khan cuts it off and saves a run. Three taken. 5 runs off the first over.
00.50.5: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Right on the money! Length again and on top of off, gaikwad taps it towards cover.
00.40.4: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nicely bowled! An inswinger this time, on off and nipping in sharply. Gaikwad blocks it out.
10.30.3: Sandeep Sharma to Faf du Plessis, Edged away and Faf du Plessis is also off the mark. This is pitched further up and around off. Du Plessis looks to drive but edges it to third man. Bhuvneshwar Kumar slides in and keeps it to one.
10.20.2: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Gaikwad and Chennai are off the mark! Length ball, sliding on the pads. Gaikwad tucks it behind square on the leg side for a single.
00.10.1: Sandeep Sharma to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sharma brings the ball in immediately. This is on a length and on off stump, the ball nips back in after pitching and Gaikwad defends it out.
Sunrisers Hyderabad First innings
Rashid Khan17 | 13)*
Deepak Chahar4|0|32|0
119.619.6: Deepak Chahar to Rashid Khan, NOT OUT! Brilliant yorker from Deepak Chahar to close out the innings. This is on middle and Khan looks to flick it on the leg side but gets a leading edge which falls short of Bravo at backward point. They scamper through for one. Chahar takes the review but it's clearly off the leading edge and no pad involved whatsoever. Hyderabad end up with 134/7.
019.519.5: Deepak Chahar to Rashid Khan, Clever from Chahar. This is slow and banged into the deck, outside off. Rashid Khan winds up and gives his all while looking to pull but gets undone by the lack of pace.
119.419.4: Deepak Chahar to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, A low full toss this time, on middle. Bhuvneshwar Kumar thumps it down the ground for just a single.
119.319.3: Deepak Chahar to Rashid Khan, Full and straight, heaved down to wide of long on for a single. Khan wants the second but won't take on the arm of Ravindra Jadeja.
419.219.2: Deepak Chahar to Rashid Khan, FOUR! Very good batting from Rashid Khan. This is sliding onto the pads. Khan gets low and helps it over the fielder at short fine leg for a welcome boundary.
119.119.1: Deepak Chahar to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Slower delivery, a cutter on middle. Kumar knocks it towards mid-wicket and gets a single.
19 Overs | Runs : 126/7 | Run rate : 6.63
218.718.6: Shardul Thakur to Rashid Khan, Length ball, outside off and Khan gets it through backward point for another couple of runs.
018.618.5: Shardul Thakur to Rashid Khan, Khan goes for the flick again but misses this time. Full and wide outside off and a dot ball as well.
218.518.4: Shardul Thakur to Rashid Khan, Well that was different! A full toss, outside off. Rashid Khan scoops it towards deep square leg and races back for the second.
018.418.4: Shardul Thakur to Rashid Khan, WIDE! A length ball, way outside off. Khan leaves it alone. Wided.
418.318.3: Shardul Thakur to Rashid Khan, FOUR! Edgy boundary but Rashid Khan won't mind. Full and wide, Khan slashes hard at it. The ball takes the outside edge and flies over Ambati Rayudu at short third man and into the fence.
018.218.2: Shardul Thakur to Jason Holder, OUT! CAUGHT! That hung up in the air for eternity! Full and wide again and Holder goes deep in his crease and lifts it towards the extra cover boundary. Deepak Chahar runs in from deep the cover-point region and dives to his right to take a well-judged catch. Thakur gets his man.
218.118.1: Shardul Thakur to Jason Holder, In the air...safe! This one is pushed wide outside off and Holder throws his bat at it. He hits it aerially to the right of deep backward point and collects a couple of runs.
18 Overs | Runs : 115/6 | Run rate : 6.39
017.617.6: Dwayne Bravo to Rashid Khan, Excellent, excellent bowling from Bravo. Fires in a quick yorker on leg stump. Khan manages to keep it out.
017.517.5: Dwayne Bravo to Rashid Khan, Slower ball, on a length, on off. Khan backs away to the leg side to carve it over covers but misses.
117.417.4: Dwayne Bravo to Jason Holder, A slow full toss, on the pads. Holder works it past square leg for one.
117.317.3: Dwayne Bravo to Rashid Khan, Full yorker, outside off. Khan drills it to long on for one.
117.217.2: Dwayne Bravo to Jason Holder, On the pads again and nudged on the leg side for a run.
117.117.1: Dwayne Bravo to Rashid Khan, Slow, dipping full toss on the pads. Khan flicks it behind square on the leg side for a single.
17 Overs | Runs : 111/6 | Run rate : 6.53
116.616.6: Josh Hazlewood to Rashid Khan, Excellent from Josh Hazlewood as he once again gets it full and wide. Khan can only squeeze it to deep point for a run. End of Hazlewood's spell and he finishes with his best figures in the tournament.
016.516.5: Josh Hazlewood to Abdul Samad, OUT! TAKEN! Another one bites the dust and Hyderabad are falling apart now. Josh Hazlewood gets the wide yorker in and gets another wicket. Abdul Samad slashes the wide yorker towards point. Moeen Ali jumps up and takes a sharp catch. Good comeback from Hazlewood after being hit for a six early in the over.
116.416.4: Josh Hazlewood to Jason Holder, Full and wide again from Josh Hazlewood. Holder squeezes it to third man and picks up a run.
016.316.3: Josh Hazlewood to Abhishek Sharma, OUT! CAUGHT! Six and out for Abhishek Sharma and he will be kicking himself. This is on middle and Abhishek Sharma looks to flick it over mid-wicket but chips it down to long on. Faf du Plessis takes a simple catch and Sharma pays the price for not following through with his shot. Just when Hyderabad looked to get some momentum, another wicket falls.
616.216.2: Josh Hazlewood to Abhishek Sharma, SIX! Here comes the big shot and what timing from Abhishek Sharma. This is pitched up on off and Sharma just holds his shape and whacks it over the cover fence for a biggie.
116.116.1: Josh Hazlewood to Abdul Samad, Full and wide, sliced down to third man for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 102/4 | Run rate : 6.38
015.615.6: Dwayne Bravo to Abhishek Sharma, A slower yorker, outside off. Sharma blocks it out.
115.515.5: Dwayne Bravo to Abdul Samad, Full toss, on the pads. Samad works it past square leg for one,
115.415.4: Dwayne Bravo to Abhishek Sharma, Full ball, on leg. Sharma works it to long on for one.
115.315.3: Dwayne Bravo to Abdul Samad, Length ball, on leg. Samad pulls it away for one.
115.215.2: Dwayne Bravo to Abhishek Sharma, Full toss, way outside off. Sharma carves it to deep point for one.
115.115.1: Dwayne Bravo to Abdul Samad, Great fielding! Full toss, on the pads. Samad flicks it well. Josh Hazlewood at short fine leg dives to his left and stops the ball. A single is taken.
15 Overs | Runs : 97/4 | Run rate : 6.47
114.614.6: Josh Hazlewood to Abdul Samad, Josh Hazlewood bowls a length ball, around off. This is worked to deep mid-wicket for a single.
014.514.5: Josh Hazlewood to Abhishek Sharma, On a length, on the pads. Sharma misses the flick and gets hit on the pads. The ball goes to fine leg for one.
014.414.4: Josh Hazlewood to Abhishek Sharma, Fuller ball, outside off. Pushed to mid off.
114.314.3: Josh Hazlewood to Abdul Samad, Length ball, on the pads. Samad works it past square leg for one.
014.214.2: Josh Hazlewood to Abdul Samad, Length ball, outside off. Smacked straight towards mid off.
614.114.1: Josh Hazlewood to Abdul Samad, SIX! OH MY WORD! That is a terrific stroke! Length ball, on off. Samad extends his arms and sends the ball sailing over the long on fence.
14 Overs | Runs : 88/4 | Run rate : 6.29
413.613.6: Shardul Thakur to Abhishek Sharma, FOUR! Easy pickings for Sharma! Short ball, down the leg side. He pulls it hard to the fine leg fence.
113.513.5: Shardul Thakur to Abdul Samad, Short of a length, on off. Pulled away for one.
413.413.4: Shardul Thakur to Abdul Samad, FOUR! Thrashed by Samad! On a length, outside off. Samad frees his arms and smacks it through covers for a boundary.
013.313.3: Shardul Thakur to Abdul Samad, Length ball, on off. Blocked out.
113.213.2: Shardul Thakur to Abhishek Sharma, Short of a length, outside off. Sharma taps it towards mid-wicket for one.
213.113.1: Shardul Thakur to Abhishek Sharma, Length ball, on off. Sharma works it past mid-wicket for one.
13 Overs | Runs : 76/4 | Run rate : 5.85
112.612.6: Ravindra Jadeja to Abhishek Sharma, Darted on the pads. Sharma works it past square leg for one.
112.512.5: Ravindra Jadeja to Abdul Samad, Loopy ball, outside off. Samad pushes it to mid off for one.
012.412.4: Ravindra Jadeja to Abdul Samad, Darted on the pads. Samad misses the block and gets hit on the pads. Chennai put in a big appeal but it is turned down!
012.312.3: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, OUT! TAKEN! Another one bites the dust and Hyderabad are in big trouble now! Flatter ball, on off. Saha goes for the pull but gets the top edge. MS Dhoni moves forward and takes this with ease!
112.212.2: Ravindra Jadeja to Abhishek Sharma, This one is on the pads. Sharma flicks it off the back foot towards deep square leg for a single.
112.112.1: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, Fullish delivery, around off. Saha plays it with soft hands and towards cover. They take a single.
12 Overs | Runs : 72/3 | Run rate : 6
111.611.6: Moeen Ali to Wriddhiman Saha, Tossed up, on off. Wriddhiman Saha gets low and sweeps it to deep square leg for a run.
211.511.5: Moeen Ali to Wriddhiman Saha, Cheeky from Saha! Flatter ball, turning in late from outside off. Wriddhiman Saha stays back and cuts it late past the keeper to collect a couple.
011.411.4: Moeen Ali to Wriddhiman Saha, Flatter and quicker, around off. Wriddhiman Saha taps it to point off the back foot.
011.311.3: Moeen Ali to Wriddhiman Saha, A tad short, around middle. Wriddhiman Saha flicks it but finds the mid-wicket fielder.
111.211.2: Moeen Ali to Abhishek Sharma, Nicely tossed up, on off. Abhishek Sharma pushes it to cover off the front foot to rotate the strike.
111.111.1: Moeen Ali to Wriddhiman Saha, Flatter ball, on off. Wriddhiman Saha rocks back and guides it to short third man for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 67/3 | Run rate : 6.09
110.710.6: Dwayne Bravo to Wriddhiman Saha, Full toss, on middle. Wriddhiman Saha works it wide of long on to collect a run.
010.610.5: Dwayne Bravo to Priyam Garg, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! Bravo strikes yet again for Chennai! Short ball, around off. Priyam Garg looks to pull but he only manages a top edge and the ball loops up in the air behind the sticks. MS Dhoni runs to his left and takes a good catch. Hyderabad are in deep trouble now.
110.510.4: Dwayne Bravo to Wriddhiman Saha, A juicy full toss, on middle. Wriddhiman Saha whips it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
010.410.4: Dwayne Bravo to Wriddhiman Saha, Wide! Oh, dear! Another wayward delivery, way outside off. Wriddhiman Saha lets it be. Wide signaled!
010.310.3: Dwayne Bravo to Wriddhiman Saha, Another dot! Length ball, around off. Wriddhiman Saha comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler. 
110.210.2: Dwayne Bravo to Priyam Garg, Full ball, around off. Priyam Garg looks to flick it across the line but it takes his leading edge to sweeper cover. The batters take one.
010.110.1: Dwayne Bravo to Priyam Garg, Bravo serves a length ball, outside off. Priyam Garg presses forward and pushes it to cover.
10 Overs | Runs : 63/2 | Run rate : 6.3
29.69.6: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, Tossed up, around off. Priyam Garg gets down on one knee and sweeps it to deep square leg to collect a couple of runs.
19.59.5: Ravindra Jadeja to Priyam Garg, Flatter and quicker, on a length, around middle. Priyam Garg nudges it on the leg side for one.
19.49.4: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, Tossed up, around off. Wriddhiman Saha eases it down the ground for a single.
09.39.3: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, BEATEN! Flatter ball, on off, turning away late. Wriddhiman Saha looks to cut but the ball zips past his outside edge.
19.29.2: Ravindra Jadeja to Priyam Garg, Floated, around off. Priyam Garg turns it to the off side and takes a run.
19.19.1: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, Tossed up, on off. Wriddhiman Saha gets the outer half of the bat as he tries to block it. A single taken.
9 Overs | Runs : 57/2 | Run rate : 6.33
18.78.6: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, Length ball, outside off. Saha runs it to third man for one.
18.68.5: Shardul Thakur to Priyam Garg, Full toss, on off. Pushed to mid off for one. The fielder misses his shy at the bowler's end. There is a collision between Thakur and Garg at the bowler's end but they seem fine.
18.58.4: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, Back of a length, outside off. Saha runs it down to third man for one.
28.48.3: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, Just two from the Free Hit then! Length ball, outside off. Saha carves it over covers. The man from sweeper gets to his right and keeps it down to a couple.
08.38.3: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, TAKEN! NO BALL! Oh, no! Shardul Thakur could have got his first wicket here and that too of a set batter but he has overstepped and also concedes a Free Hit now! This is a back-of-a-length ball, outside off. Saha hangs back and cuts hard but the ball goes straight to Ruturaj Gaikwad at backward point who gulps it down. Luck is clearly on Saha's side and he survives!
08.28.2: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, Back of a length, around off. Wriddhiman Saha cuts hard but finds the point fielder.
28.18.1: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, Good-length ball, outside off. Wriddhiman Saha rides the bounce nicely and punches it past point for a couple of runs. Hyderabad bring up their fifty!
8 Overs | Runs : 49/2 | Run rate : 6.13
07.67.6: Ravindra Jadeja to Priyam Garg, Can't get it through again. On off and driven towards cover.
17.57.5: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, This one is tossed up and on off stump. Saha eases it down to long off and rotates the strikes.
07.47.4: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, Fuller one, on off. Saha pushes it to the cover region.
17.37.3: Ravindra Jadeja to Priyam Garg, Jadeja gives this one some air and pushes it outside off. Garg strides forward and drives it through covers for one.
17.27.2: Ravindra Jadeja to Wriddhiman Saha, Flatter delivery, on middle and leg. Saha works it towards mid-wicket for another one.
17.17.1: Ravindra Jadeja to Priyam Garg, Very full and on off, stroked down to long off for one.
7 Overs | Runs : 45/2 | Run rate : 6.43
06.86.6: Dwayne Bravo to Wriddhiman Saha, Yet another full toss from Bravo, this time it's outside off. Saha misses out again. End of a successful over for Dwayne Bravo.
06.76.5: Dwayne Bravo to Wriddhiman Saha, Another full toss on the pads and Saha can't take advantage of it. Saha flicks it straight to short fine leg, an inch here or there and it would have been a boundary.
16.66.4: Dwayne Bravo to Priyam Garg, A loopy full toss, on the pads and dipping on the batter. Garg works it to deep mid-wicket and gets a single.
06.56.4: Dwayne Bravo to Priyam Garg, WIDE! That went to first slip. Length ball, way outside off and shaping away.
06.46.3: Dwayne Bravo to Kane Williamson, OUT! LBW! Dwayne Bravo has bagged the prized wicket of Kane Williamson. Bravo bowls a seam up delivery this time and pushes it full, on off stump. Kane Williamson ends up playing all around a straight delivery and pays the price. The ball hits him full on the pads and the umpire raises his finger in a flash. Hyderabad on the back foot now.
06.36.3: Dwayne Bravo to Kane Williamson, WIDE! Attempted slower and this is way outside off. Wided.
06.26.2: Dwayne Bravo to Kane Williamson, A fullish ball, around off. Williamson pushes it towards extra cover but can't find the gap.
16.16.1: Dwayne Bravo to Wriddhiman Saha, Length ball, on off and Saha flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
6 Overs | Runs : 41/1 | Run rate : 6.83
15.65.6: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, A full toss this time, takes Saha by surprise. Saha manages to lift it over cover and pick up a single. Hyderabad are 41/1 at the end of the Powerplay. 
05.55.5: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, That one stays low! Chahar brings out the leg cutter and bangs it in around the off pole. Saha looks to pull it across but gets undone by the lack of pace and bounce.
15.45.4: Deepak Chahar to Kane Williamson, Length again, but this is angled into middle and leg. Kane Williamson eases it down the ground for a single.
45.35.3: Deepak Chahar to Kane Williamson, FOUR! Cheeky, very cheeky from Kane Williamson. Williamson premeditates and shuffles across the stumps quickly. The ball is on a length and outside off. Williamson scoops it over the keeper's head and picks up a boundary.
05.25.2: Deepak Chahar to Kane Williamson, Chahar hits the length hard and bowls it on off stump. Williamson wrists it to mid-wicket. Chennai aren't allowing these two to rotate the strike easily.
05.15.1: Deepak Chahar to Kane Williamson, Nice shot for no run. Good-length ball, around off. Williamson punches it off the back foot but straight towards cover.
5 Overs | Runs : 35/1 | Run rate : 7
44.64.6: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, FOUR! Another lovely shot from Wriddhiman Saha. This one is on middle and Saha just extends his arms and lifts it back over the bowler's head. The ball races away into the fence.
04.54.5: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, Saha looks to sneak in the run but is rightly sent back by his skipper. Good-length ball, on off and nudged down to point with soft hands.
14.44.4: Shardul Thakur to Kane Williamson, Length ball, on middle. Williamson just pushes it gently down to mid on for a single.
04.34.3: Shardul Thakur to Kane Williamson, Nicely bowled! Thakur pitches this one up a bit and bowls it outside off. Williamson doesn't move his feet and has a poke at it. The ball whizzes past the outside edge.
04.24.2: Shardul Thakur to Kane Williamson, Back of a length again and on off. Williamson punches it off the back foot towards mid off.
14.14.1: Shardul Thakur to Wriddhiman Saha, Drop and run. Back of a length, angled into the body. Saha taps it on the deck and sets off for the quick single.
4 Overs | Runs : 29/1 | Run rate : 7.25
43.63.6: Josh Hazlewood to Kane Williamson, FOUR! Bisects the gap! Kane Williamson places the ball well when he middles the ball but who knew that he could do the same with the outside edge? On a length, on off. Kane Williamson looks to block but gets the outside edge. The ball goes right between Dhoni and Raina, who is at first slip and runs to the fence!
13.53.5: Josh Hazlewood to Wriddhiman Saha, Tap and run. Length ball, right on the fourth stump. Saha taps it to the off side and takes the single.
13.43.4: Josh Hazlewood to Kane Williamson, Length ball, on the pads. Kane Williamson works it towards square leg to get off the mark with a single.
03.33.3: Josh Hazlewood to Jason Roy, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! There comes the first wicket and Roy departs for a cheap score! Chennai will be pleased with this one. They did not allow Roy to set free and his wicket is the result! Short of a length, outside off. Roy comes down the track to heave it away but gets the faintest of inside edge. MS Dhoni takes the catch and the finger is raised! 
03.23.2: Josh Hazlewood to Jason Roy, On a length, on leg. Worked to mid-wicket.
03.13.1: Josh Hazlewood to Jason Roy, FOUR LEG BYES! Short ball, lands on leg and keeps a bit low. Roy goes for the pull but gets hit on the body. Dhoni dives to his left but the ball goes past him and runs to the fence.
3 Overs | Runs : 23/0 | Run rate : 7.67
12.62.6: Deepak Chahar to Jason Roy, Fuller ball, on leg. Roy walks down the track and works it to long on for one. A good over for Hyderabad as they get 14 from it!
12.52.5: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, Full ball, on the pads. Whipped to deep square leg for a single.
62.42.4: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, SIX! Top, top shot! It is such a pleasing stroke to watch. Length ball, outside off. Saha extends his elbows and sends the ball sailing over the long off fence. A quality stroke.
02.32.3: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, Short of a length, outside off. Saha punches it to covers.
62.22.2: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, SIX! Cracking shot! There comes the first maximum and this is a really good shot! Short of a length, on off. Saha shifts his weight back and heaves it over the mid-wicket fence.
02.12.1: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, Play and a miss! Length ball, outside off. Saha looks to get the first boundary of the game and goes for the booming straight drive. But the ball shapes away and goes past the outside edge.
2 Overs | Runs : 5/0 | Run rate : 2.5
01.61.6: Josh Hazlewood to Jason Roy, This stays low! Lands on a length, outside off. Roy looks to block but the ball stays a bit low and beats the outside edge. A good start by Josh Hazlewood too. We are yet to see the first boundary of the game!
11.51.5: Josh Hazlewood to Wriddhiman Saha, Almost chopped on! Short of a length, outside off. Saha looks to punch but gets the inside edge. The ball goes past the stumps and rolls to the leg side. The batters take one.
01.41.4: Josh Hazlewood to Wriddhiman Saha, Length ball, right on the off pole. Saha taps it back on the deck. He takes a step forward and looks for the single but is sent back.
01.31.3: Josh Hazlewood to Wriddhiman Saha, Shorter ball, just outside off. Saha punches it nicely but straight towards point.
01.21.2: Josh Hazlewood to Wriddhiman Saha, Back of a length, around off. Saha punches it to covers.
01.11.1: Josh Hazlewood to Wriddhiman Saha, Short of a length, wide outside off. Saha goes for the cut but misses.
1 Overs | Runs : 4/0 | Run rate : 4
10.60.6: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, Good cricket from everyone! Chahar bowls a nice outswinger, outside off. Saha drives it nicely to the left of mid off. Faf du Plessis gets across and dives to stop it. A single is the end result and 4 runs come from the first over!
00.50.5: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, Fuller ball, on middle. Clipped towards mid-wicket.
20.40.4: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, Good work by Josh Hazlewood! Length ball, lands outside off and shapes away again. Saha goes for the drive but gets the outside edge. The ball goes aerially but past point. Josh Hazlewood runs across from third man and slides to stop the ball. Two taken in the end.
00.30.3: Deepak Chahar to Wriddhiman Saha, On a length, lands outside off and shapes away a touch. Saha taps it towards point for nothing.
10.20.2: Deepak Chahar to Jason Roy, This lands on a length, outside off and comes back in. Roy looks to block but gets the inside edge towards square leg for one. Hyderabad are underway!
00.10.1: Deepak Chahar to Jason Roy, Chahar starts with a length ball, just outside off. Roy offers the full face of his bat and blocks it from the crease.
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